Letters of reference (online)
Two letters of reference from referees should be transmitted to the program manager. To allow the referee to complete the reference letter, the candidate must enter the referee's account information in the FRQnet form. The referee will then have access to the letter through his Portfolio in the "As a referee" section. Documents to include in the electronic form (PDF)
The documents listed below must be attached to the electronic form in the section « Other documents » of the form. The student must ensure that the documents are not protected by a password. Documents submitted in a language other than French or English must be accompanied by a translation of the original.
A copy of the identification page of the applicant's valid passport from his/her home country or any other official document that established the applicant's citizenship;
A copy of transcripts for all years of the applicant's university studies, whether they were completed or not (certificate, diploma, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, etc.). You do not have to include a copy of your diploma unless there is a grade in this document. The applicant must also provide the transcripts for any equivalencies that were granted for courses taken in other institutions or as part of other programs. Any transcripts from institutions located outside North America must include a note from the applicant explaining the marking system. The FRQNT reserves the right to verify with institutions the authenticity of any information given by applicants. The transcripts must be organized chronologically from newest to oldest;
Acknowledgements of receipt or letters from editors for articles that are submitted, accepted or in press (acknowledgements for published articles will not be transmitted to the committee);
A copy of the notifications or attestations for all awards received.
Additional document for applicants who carried out part-time or unregistered semesters since first registering for their graduate studies
If applicable, an attestation from the registrar listing any unregistered or part-time semesters.
Additional document for applicants seeking an eligibility period exception
An official attestation of interrupted enrolment and, where applicable, a medical certificate indicating the duration and the reasons for the interruption;
For the parental leave exception, a copy of the child's birth certificate or an official document demonstrating the adoption.The FRQNT reserves the right to verify the authenticity of any information or documents given by applicants with relevant bodies.
Submitting the required documents
The candidate must send the electronic form to the Fonds before the competition deadline: November 15th, 2017.
It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that the document attached to the electronic form (PDF) includes all the required documents for the application to be considered acceptable. No document requested in the electronic form that would be sent by email or mail will be accepted.
The candidate must ensure that his referees send the letters of reference no later than the competition deadline.
Acknowledgment of receipt
In December, applicants will be informed by email of the receipt of their application. The candidate who has not received this notice should contact the program manager before December 15th, 2017.